Beatrix Potter - Part 2: “The Rest of the Story.”...

Helen Beatrix Potter, a 39-year-old spinster from London became the unlikely owner of Hill Top, a seventeenth-century farm on the edge of Near Sawrey in Lancashire, in the autumn of 1905. With a small legacy from an aunt and the royalties from her little books, she had bravely purchased the thirty-four-acre working farm.